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Foundation Initiative: Health

Wireless technology is delivering better healthcare outcomes at lower cost to patients. From wearable wireless monitors to lifestyle apps, our connected lives are keeping patients better informed and in charge of their healthcare choices. CTIA Wireless Foundation’s programs demonstrate how mobile technology keeps people healthier and can even save lives.


Text4baby is the first mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health through text messaging. CTIA Wireless Foundation, on behalf of its carrier members, has fostered the program since its inception with donated text messages making the service free to subscribers.

Learn more about Text4Baby and how it helps pregnant women and new moms. 


Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anytime. The PulsePoint app empowers CPR-trained citizens to help save lives by alerting them when a 911 call indicates CPR is needed in their vicinity.

CTIA Wireless Foundation is proud to be a key sponsor of PulsePoint deployments in local communities across the country since 2014.

Learn more about how the PulsePoint app saves lives.